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603 South Center Street
STATESVILLE, NC 28677
Phone: (704) 873-3611
Fax: (704) 872-2589
Howard Keaton

Howard Larry "Junior" Keaton Jr.

Tuesday, November 26th, 1946 - Thursday, December 27th, 2018
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Mr. Howard Larry Keaton, Jr., 72, of 724 Harris Bridge Road, Stony Point, departed this life on Thursday, December 27, 2018, at Wake Forest Hospital. He was born in Iredell County on November 26, 1946, and was the son of the late Howard Larry Keaton and Annie Mae Keaton.

Mr. Keaton was a 1965 graduate of Unity High School. He attended Keaton Grove Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and musician. He retired from the United States Army. Howard was honorably discharged and was also a member of the Earnest Morgan American Legion, Post 217. He was married to Linda Lackey Keaton, who survives. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Keaton and a sister, Dorothy Maxwell, and a goddaughter, Christine Ramseur.

He leaves to cherish the memory of his life, his wife of fifty years, Linda Lackey Keaton; one son, Robert (Lilly) Redmond of Stony Point; a daughter, Shelia ( Dameon) Houston of Stony Point; one brother, Horace Keaton of Columbus, Georgia; grandchildren, Dominic Keaton, O’Bryant Keaton, Malik Keaton, Jaiceon Houston, and Tahnyla Ramseur; pme great grandchild, Dominic Keaton, Jr.; special nieces, Nefesa (Frank) Smyre, Amber Higgins, Tameea Bruner, Tiona (Ricky) McCoy; and Flischa Daniels; nephews, Brandon (Dona) Daniels, Ryan Jerry, and Darwin (Tomeka) Campbell, all of Statesville, Charles Keaton and Patrick Keaton, both of Columbus, Georgia; in-laws, Ernest Redmond, Summerville, S.C., Larry (Tyna) Redmond and Edward Redmond both of Statesville; and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.
Celebration of Life Services for Mr. Howard Larry Keaton, Jr. will be conducted Thursday, January 3, 2019, at 1:00 pm at The Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home Statesville. Reverend Modean Dunlap will officiate. Burial will follow in the Iredell Memorial Park. Members of the family will receive friends from 12-1:00 pm.. They will assemble at the residence of at other times.

Visit the Book of Memories for Mr. Howard Larry Keaton, Jr. at www.rutledgeandbigham.com. The Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary, Statesville, is serving the Keaton family.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    When
    Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Location
    Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary
    Address
    603 South Center Street
    STATESVILLE, NC 28677
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  • Service

    Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary
    Address
    603 South Center Street
    STATESVILLE, NC 28677
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    Officiant
    Reverend Modean Dunlap
    Co-Celebrant
    Reverend Isaac Pettis
  • Interment

    Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 |
    When
    Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
    Location
    Iredell Memorial Gardens
    Address
    Highway 21 South
    STATESVILLE, NC 28625
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Dear Family, During this time of sorrow, may you find comfort in God's promise that he is near to those broken at heart and crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18. My happy memories of Howard Larry "Junior" Keaton be with you always.
AH

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Jennifer Lynn Turner

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Praying for the family of Brother Keaton it was a blessing to have him in our church. He always had a smile.
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